Four current or former employees of the Town of Hempstead’s Sanitary District 6, and one former employee of the town’s parks department, have filed complaints claiming that their employer violated their constitutional rights and stifled their opportunity for job advancement.
On the day that a terrorist killed more than 80 people in Nice, France, during a Bastille Day celebration, West Hempstead held a dedication ceremony for its long-awaited 9/11 Memorial, a multi-year endeavor to honor its hometown heroes whose lives were also taken by terrorists.
A West Hempstead man was arrested Tuesday evening after he pulled a gun on members of the Franklin Square Munson Fire Department when they knocked on his door looking for donations.
A financial audit conducted by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli reported last week that the West Hempstead school district may be heading towards fiscal challenges.
Just saying the words, “free cake” is enough to make anybody some new friends. When the person saying that, however, is the owner of West Hempstead’s famed Riesterer’s Bakery, they’re bound to get attention in droves.
The 11,000+ patrons of the West Hempstead Public Library have yet another reason to be a huge fan of its services. As of last week, hamlet library card holders can now access over 600,000 books, movies, music selections and more through a new, free library service called Hoopla.
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It was a beautiful day at Point Lookout town beach when a swarm of news people and town employees were following Town Supervisor Anthony Santino around the coastline while he distributed free packets of sunscreen to beachgoers.
The United States Department of Agriculture kicks off its annual Summer Food Service Program again this year, which supplies nutritious meals for low-income children when school is not in session.
Last week, a bill requiring all public schools to test their water for lead was given the green light by both the Senate and the Assembly, and is expected to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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